Management

Management

Management

The management of the FORUM MEDIA GROUP is the responsibility of a dual leadership team consisting of the CEO and CFO/COO as well as the Board of Directors. An Advisory Board supports the management.

Together, the FORUM Management unites more than 120 years of professional experience in the B2B, business development, and publishing sector.

 

Ronald Herkert

Ronald Herkert

Chairman of the Advisory Board
Founder FORUM MEDIA GROUP 

  • Chairman of the "Expert Committee" at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Schwaben (Germany)
  • Judge for Commercial Affiars, District Court Augsburg (Germany) 
  • Studies of Enginneering, University of Apllied Sciences Oldenburg (Germany)
  • Studies of Economics, University Augsburg, (Germany)

 

Magdalena Balanicka

Magdalena Balanicka

CEO of the FORUM MEDIA GROUP

  • With FORUM since 2001, first as Head of Product Development, then as Managing Director of FORUM MEDIA POLSKA SP. Z O.O. (Poland)
  • Sales Coordinator at "Telekomunikacja Polska SA" (Warsaw, Poland)
  • Diploma "International Management", University of Economics Poznan (Poznan, Poland)

 

Katrin Krauß-Herkert

Katrin Krauß-Herkert

COO/CFO of the FORUM MEDIA GROUP

  • Member of the Regional Conference Aichach-Friedberg of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce
  • Master of Business Administration, University Augsburg
  • Test engineer MAN Energy Solutions
  • Dipl. Ing. Maschinenbau, University Karlsruhe
FMG Norbert Bietsch

Norbert Bietsch

Member of the FORUM Directors Board

  • COO of the FORUM MEDIA GROUP
  • Examiner at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) (Munich, Augsburg, Germany) 
  • With FORUM since 1996, first as Commercial Manager and Procurator, then as Managing Director of FORUM VERLAG HERKERT GMBH
  • Diploma in Business Administration 
  • Bankers Traineeship (IHK) 
Mihaela Mravlje

Mihaela Mravlje

Member of the FORUM Directors Board

  • With FORUM since 2004, first as Managing Director Založba Forum Media D.O.O. (Slovenia)
  • Product Manager "Henkel Slovenija Ltd." (Maribor, Slovenia)
  • Traineeship "Jeklotehna" (Maribor, Slovenia)
  • University Degree in Economics, University of Maribor (Slovenia)

 

FMG Erik Tolles

Erik Tolles

Member of the FORUM Directors Board

  • Managing Director Trade Press Media Group (USA) and Kenilworth Media (Canada)
  • Previously Sales Director Kenilworth Media (Canada)
  • Mechanical Technologist, Seneca College (Canada)